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coast. it could mean wet snow showers. 27 by daybreak. we're talking about a deep freeze. get ready for that. >> we often report on the problem of bullying these days and how social media like youtube make it easy to deal with but it's not just our children. brian kuebler with a story on how a teacher was the target and out students were caught on camera being the bullies. >> this is video uploaded to youtube of an incident two weeks ago. it's obviously recorded on the phone by a student. they confirm this is digital high school. watch as they taunt the substitute teacher at the front of the room. then you see the teacher dodging something, all to the giggles and laughter to the rest of the
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class. >> my initial response is discuss. >> she's seen this video and says it happens more often than you think. >> -- there's no stability. they don't respect the adults who are trying to deliver a lesson, and this is the battle we fight. >> to counter it, english encouraging teachers to report this to school police administration and the teacher's union. in this case the substitute did in the file police charges but chose to let the administration handle it. the administration declined an on camera interview but did tell us interest was -- there was an investigation and at least one of the students was disciplined, although we were not told how. >> i think it happens every day. we ask teachers to file a
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complaint with us. fill out the forms so we can keep or own records. we believe it happens every day. >> reporter: making bullying not just a child issue but a brought -- broader social and generational one. brian kuebler, abc2 news. >> baltimore city schools confirms the video was taken the same day it was uploaded to youtube. the administration disciplined that student two days later. >> tonight at 11:00, we are taking a closer look at bullying in social media. sherrie johnson talks to see what they're doing to stop it. er that daughter was bullied on twitter for a year. grace was hurting so much. she took her own life.
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>> grace was not a fallen teenager. she was happy and communicative. if it can happen to her, it can happen to anyone. >> tonight we find out how bad the problem of cyber bullying has gotten and take a look at what parents and educators say we can do to stop it. >> we have a whole section dedicated to antibully, head to abc2news.com/no to bullies. that's everything you need from bullying to a list of the 20 signs that a child is being bullied. by this point you've seen the campaign ads. are they really looking out for you? a new report card says that depends. joce sterman has more on who they slay did not make the
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grade. >> in school it's the way to mesh performance. your proof of a job well done in the classroom is a report card but kids aren't the only ones who get them. >> if you don't have people going to fight for you, you have to look at that. >> they're handing out grades for people whose tests are pleasing you. they're dropping the abc's on lawmakers. grading them on the house floor and committee. >> it's hard for them to know, so we want to do this every year and have a recount. >> letting them know where you stand, on foreclosure foreclosure related issues to identity theft and even a tax on tobacco. >> we look to give everybody a passing showers. >> reporter: while 80 got perfect scores, six got f's on
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their report card. at the bottom of the class, delegate don dwyer who was given a grade. we visited his office in annapolis after repeatedly asking for comment asking why he voted against bills that would create a foreclosed property registry, a financial education commission and give the state more power to regulate. although dwyer wouldn't talk, other lawmakers were happy to answer hour questions. >> if you can't stand here, defend the votes you make, then you don't belong in the business. >> reporter: he scored a 48%, which he says is flawed in both his math and methodology. it gave them equal weight to house votes. he says he won consumer awards and said he voted in favor of
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the targeted bills. >> they would never give any consideration to many of the bills because they're conservative. i think they need to be called out. it's a flawed system. >> i think it's great. anne arundel delegate steve shoe said he would have done the report card differently. shoe, who also voted with the group five times said they need to include more bills to paint a more accurate picture. >> i don't stake the report card as mean spirited or with malice. i think they have esh eyes that are important to them and the scores are the scores. i supported the ones i support and oppose the ones i oppose and that's okay. >> reporter: the key bills voted in favor of the top priorities. 20 lawmakers, including shoe and seeingle all sported house bill
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1374. that gives people facing foreclosure a chance to work through mediation. >> if this wasn't through that, i wouldn't be -- i would be one of the statistics. a job loss left this navy vet -- >> there's no law that says i have to keep my house, but thank god there are laws that are put in place for the people that really want to work. >> as lisa works to pay the bills, lawmakers will be laboring in the next session but will they be looking out for you? >> to get a better grade next year. this is important. we have to emphasize. this is one group's report card and it's subjective. they get to choose the criteria and the votes they consider are crucial. we have a breakdown of the bills
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used to build it on abc2news.com. we let the group and the lawmakers -- they all got a chance to weigh in. you'll she there's two sides to every story. we'll let you decide if the grades were warranted. just head to abc2news.com and click on the investigator's section. >> president barack obama and governor mitt romney are spending their final hours on the campaign trails before you head to the polls. >> you can see they're the other running mates, candidate's wives. does the future first lady impact your vote? >> here's a look at havre de grace from the thighed water marina, beautiful view across the susquehanna with some sunshine. we'll talk about that coming up.
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maryland, it's time. time for marriage equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches
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and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that? it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds,
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he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. the investigators hold off ahead of the the election. dow jones up almost 20678 the nasdaq up and the s&p 500 up just over three. >> in tonight's consume alert, some hurricane sandy victims say they're being gouged by
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consumers. they say her chants are hiking -- merchants are hiking prices on essential goods and the new york attorney general is launching an investigation. price gouging is illegal in times of emergency. >> all right. aren't you excited? we're down to the wire. tomorrow is the big day and how the candidates are wrapping up their campaigns
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hey, a sunny sky. the chill was present. not too far from druid hill. a high school here in laurel,
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gorgeous blue skies. in towson at loch raven tech academy. that early sunset. 45 degrees. the dew point is down to 25%. the air is dry. the normal 61. we've been as warm as 83 degrees. it could be worse. winds from the north gusting higher than that. that wind chill feeling like 30s and 40s. froze warnings up for the entire central part, falling below freezing for more than three to four hours. this is the frost advisory. that is a killing frost or a long freeze that will take out
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vegetation. into the phone only weekly warming up through much of the day and similar deal on wednesday. the big change will be the skies, will not be partly sunny as they will be tomorrow. the difference of course as we go no wednesday our weather maker. right now just a rain maker down in the south. it will take a dip. we'll be generally dry around our state but as we go not day wednesday, this thing taking a run up the coast, a very close run up the coast. we think we'll get wind and showers. how much rain versus how much wet snow. we don't anticipate much accumulation. areas west of the city, if we get long lived showers as temperatures cool off, we could get some wet snow. we'll cope an eye on this thing. in the mean team just a rain maker tonight. we're clear, but it will be very
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cold. 28 everneat, clear and frigid. this freeze warning up through tomorrow morning. 48 under partly sunny skies, bulge clouds increase. not as cold tomorrow night as a result but we will see temperatures struggling to get out of the 40s with that nor'easter coming through. showers, some mixed rain and snow thundershowers -- showers. then we clear out thursday rapidly. we're looking good friday into saturday and warming up toward sunday and veteran's day. back to you. tomorrow is the big day, heading to the polls. tory dunnan joins us from chicago where president obama will hold his election night party tomorrow. torrey, both candidates locking at the remaining swing states. take us through that. >> reporter: each candidate is basically not wasting a single
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minute. they've been visiting several swing states. let's give you a sense of how much ground. starting with president obama, three different rallies today, wisconsin, ohio and iowa. for mitt romney he's making visits to florida, virginia, ohio and new hampshire. this race is tightening up. it's a usa today gallup polls and shows that romney and open are tied at 48%. with that said, here's how each one is closing out. >> our work is not yet done. the fight goes on. [ applause ] >> our fight goes on because this nation cannot succeed without a growing thriving middle class and strong ladders. >> if you believe we could do better and if you believe america should be on a better
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course and if you're teared of -- tired of being tired, then i'd ask you to have the for real change. i won't waste any team complaining about my predecessor. >> so, kelly, no real surprise that the running mates are on the campaign trail, the running mates' wives. we heard from the romney campaign, they want to keep the energy going. his team announced last-minute stops and finally, kelly, president obama travels here to click later on tonight. >> all right. tory dunnan thanks for that live report. we will see you tomorrow. >> and staying with the political theme, we're talking about the other running mates, the candidates' wives. michelle obama and ann romney have higher approval ratings than their husbands. they've been mack the rounds,
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both trying to show the other side of their spouses but does a candidate's spouse rolley have an many act on the election? can they swing voters? do the candidates' wives have an impact? you can log on to our facebook page and join in on the conversation. >> coming up at 6:00, police got quite a surprise during a drug bust in anne arundel. a three foot alligator. more on this unusual find and when disaster strikes, scammers pounce. a warning about super storm sandy and home repairs. those stories and more coming up at 6:00. here's a preview of what's ahead at 6:30. >> american turns to diane sawyer and the best political team. behind the scenes tonight. world news with diane sawyer. the election news special live from election headquarters in
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it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants...
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which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. have you maid up your mind before going to the polls? >> middle schoolers have caster that votes on several issues and for presidents. >> reporter: this is a class project at city neighborhood school in hamilton. find out about the esh yous the adults are talking about and make informed decisions but it's not as easy as it seems. voting is a right and a privilege. that's why there have been long lines at the early voting poll
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sites and debates and in maryland there are a lot of questions to answer. the answers aren't easy. sometimes the debate makes you want to break the other guy's arm. >> we went back and forth with each other, yell at -- yelling at each other. >> reporter: with, no arm break, just real thought as they really got into this question. they centered on questions four, section and seven. one side of issue seven and the rest they got from websites and listening to others. generally, they became informed voters. then the campaigns really got into full swing. >> you're being mean to the
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opponent. >> you tell the biggest lie in the world and it's politics. >> i mean, there's a reason for it, but arguing about something that half of the country is proud to begin or your state or your city or from. >> then got other schools involved, sending letters to principals and teachers. some with great enthusiasm, others with less. after all the arguing, debating and balloting, it was tallied. >> 1,750 to 759 against and finally in the presidential part of this, president obama won by
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a lot. >> reporter: you can learn about it. campaigning, debating and arguing aside, it all comes down to the ballot and how you vote depends on who you are. >> because it's the future. this involves us. at the end of the day it involves us and society. >> these middle schoolers even had the good sense to work together and dare i say reach come pronice. seems like not all lessons get lost in the politics. >> some folks could learn from that. is a million bucks enough money to get donald trump enough to shave off his signature hair. mark cuban has offed -- offered it. trump said he would give $5
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million if president obama produced his passport and the obama administration has not responded and trum hasn't responded to cuban's offer. a final push for marriage quality. we'll hear from our spiritual leaders, coming up on abc2 news at 6 which starts right now. anybody had any idea that in this mobile home there was an alligator. >> the cleanup continues from superstorm sandy. how marylands are sending help. >> victims of superstorm sandy be wear. how scammers use devastating storms like sandy to get their hands on your money. >> a pot bust in jessup grows

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